City: Ripley, Ohio
County: Holmes, Ohio
Date of Accident: April 14, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 1998 Porsche
A 1998 Porsche was involved in an accident in Ripley, Holmes, Ohio, which caused injuries to its 22 year old driver. Police reported that at approximately 9:00 pm on April 14, 2013, the young man was driving his car south county Route 318, when he allegedly drove off the right side of the roadway and struck an embankment. The vehicle then rolled onto the driver's side and continued to head south where it struck another embankment and went airborne. It then rested on the right side of the roadway into a ditch. The man was transported by Western Holmes EMS to Pomerene Hospital. He was cited for operating his vehicle without reasonable control. Finney's towed the car.
In 2011, Ripley, Holmes, Ohio whose population was 2,194 suffered 9 injury crashes, which resulted in 11 injuries. Approximately 893 accidents occurred in Ohio last year and involved an embankment. Accidents in which vehicles struck ditches amounted to 2,164, which caused injuries last year. Crashes that occurred when it was dark not lighted were 479. Crashes that were caused by drivers traveling at unsafe speed last year were 4, 778 that caused injuries. Vehicles that were involved in accidents, which the drivers failed to control, amounted to 10,478 which caused injuries.